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RTI Bill requires 2/3rd majority-Supreme Court

3 May 2016 02:54 pm - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Supreme Court has explained that some sections of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill are inconsistent with the Constitution and it needs a two third majority, the Speaker announced today.

On March 24, Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka presented the draft Bill to Parliament.

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  • BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 03 May 2016 03:33 PM

    That does not mean, the RTI bill should be further watered down. It needs to be a powerful tool for the people and all for the people.

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